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Old 05-11-2007, 08:10 PM   #169
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Old 05-15-2007, 08:47 AM   #170
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Welcome Brad94 to irv2
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Old 05-15-2007, 08:53 AM   #171
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P Hanson welcome to the forum
Thanks for joining us no need to be a lurker just join right in you have been RVING so you have something to say with your experience.
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Old 05-15-2007, 12:00 PM   #172
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Old 05-21-2007, 07:25 PM   #173
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Hi Everyone!

Thought I'd pop in from lurking for a moment to ask for a little advice. I'm wondering how or when do you start to consider a lemon law situation for a coach? Does such a thing exist for an RV? A lemon law that is.

Any insight that anyone could offer would be appreciated.
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Old 05-22-2007, 06:26 PM   #174
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Whats happened with your coach most of your posts have been on the positive side with your new coach.
You could check with your AG office and find out from them what chance you may have with lemons in So. Cal.
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Old 05-22-2007, 06:31 PM   #175
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Good advice, checking with your local AG office, as the lemon law does not pertain to motorhomes in many states.
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Old 05-23-2007, 05:35 AM   #176
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Originally posted by "007":
Whats happened with your coach most of your posts have been on the positive side with your new coach.
You could check with your AG office and find out from them what chance you may have with lemons in So. Cal.
007-

First, let me clarify, we love our coach there's no question. Also, I still feel confident we like the Winnebago product.

I am, in fact, trying to assess at what point we go from all the little service items being those things you expect to contend with on an RV and when they become an indication of a bigger problem(s).

We have had our share of the typical stuff I'd expect as an RV owner. Broken latches, scratches or scuff marks on furniture and flooring, loose brackets, bad rollers on the front curtains, etc. (there are several)

There have been significantly more items. Bad wiring on lighting fixtures, a pocket door sticking problem they have attempted to fix 3 times and I will be taking it in for the same problem again this week.

What I consider to be more significant problems include replacing 4 hydraulic fittings due to leaks, and the front windshield (and apparently both front side windows) leak. The two side windows were replaced and I was told the two front front windshields were re-sealed. I will be taking it in again this week because the repairs have not fixed the problem. They are still leaking.

The little stuff doesn't bother me so much, but the hydraulic leaks and the water leaking through the windshields are of major concern.

Any advice? Am I over reacting? Would most of you consider these things major items of concern? Or should I not worry about it more than normal?

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Old 05-23-2007, 09:05 AM   #177
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If this Dealer can not resolve your problems have you considered calling MFG to find a Dealer that can resolve your problems.
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Old 05-31-2007, 11:06 AM   #178
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Hi we have just purchased a 2006 Itasca Sunrise 33V used with only 4846 miles when we picked it up 20 days ago the previse owner bought @ same dealer we did about 13 months ago his wife got sick and they never used all books were still in Micro Reg . etc he traded it back in on a small class C so we got what we think was good deal we have been looking for 8 months and looked at alot of units DW just feel in love with this one SOOOOOOOO!!! here I am
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Old 05-31-2007, 11:41 AM   #179
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Welcome prr909 to irv2.
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Old 06-01-2007, 07:39 PM   #180
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Hi, everyone!

I found this site 2 days ago, and I've already learned so much from all of you great people that I thought it only appropriate to properly register.

We recently gave the class C that we'd owned for eight years to my dad ('88 Travel Master...in pretty good shape still, and he's having fun tinkering with it). We wanted to upgrade to a Class A, so after much shopping around and seeing many brands, we purchased our first Winnebago...a 2000 Adventurer 37G. We are loving it!

We've only had the chance to take it out on one 3 night outing so far. As luck would have it, the A/C went out on it on the trip (it worked perfectly until the second day!). She's going to have to go back to the dealer this next Wed. to get it repaired, and I so hope that it won't take very long. We did buy the top service contract, so it appears the problem will be covered, we hope. Oh well...let's focus on the positive. My DH and I really like this coach and are so excited to finally own a Class A! Now we have to just get used to saying "coach" instead of "camper" all of the time!

Btw... My siggy isn't as mechanically detailed as all of yours because I'm the wife and don't know about all of that stuff yet!
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Old 06-08-2007, 06:20 PM   #181
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Hello Everyone,

I've been lurking for a while, figured now that we are going to keep our Itasca Sunova and not trade it in on a model with a bunk bed I'd post and join the winnebago forum.
I am an Air Traffic Controller from Indianapolis, IN. Me and my family are part timers that try to make the most of the summer while school is out. We have one boy and one girl and three dogs atm ( Taken up to two with us RV'ing at any one time.) We've only been RV'ing for a few years and I'm always browsing the boards to find useful info from this great wealth of information.
We have a 2004 Itasca Sunova 35', on a workhorse chasis. I've done a few modifications including having safe steer installed, had motion satellite installed. My father and myself just recently replaced the microwave with a convection microwave and changed out the TV and put in a sherwood 2 speaker simulated surround sound. Oh I also removed the swivel chair and drove up to elkart and got a 52" Jack knife sofa to put in place of the table and swivel recliner. We only have 12k miles on our motorhome but loving having our vacation home with us wherever we go, and no more hotel rooms YAH !! My next adventure is to shop for a tow dolly so we can bring a car with us on the road. We will prolly only tow a car 3 or 4 times a season, and while I've read that 4 down vehicles are a bit easier to manage from a towing standpoint, we are happy with our vehicles.
Thank you all for your contributions so far, nice to have a place where I can keep up with RV info since I'm a part timer.
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Belated welcome Doula to irv2 and the Winnebago forum.
Congrats on your first class "A" many happy and safe miles.
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